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Digital receiver fast frequency and time acquisition system using a single
synchronization word and method of...
A digital receiver fast frequency and time acquisition system (200) for accurately providing both time and frequency synchronization to an incoming data stream...
Portable radio housing
Method of regulating usage and/or concession eligibility via distributed
list management in a smart card system
A method of regulating usage and/or concession eligibility in a smart card system is described herein. A card acceptance location (110) detects a presence of a...
Rotating user interface
A rotating user interface for a portable electronic device (FIG. 2, through FIG. 5 et sequence) includes a circular portion that rotates relative to a housing...
Communication system with reduced power variation and method therefor
Communication systems employing subchannel communication such as OFDM or multicode CDMA have a disadvantage of power variation of the transmitted signal. The...
Apparatus for controlling a plurality of receiver fingers in a CDMA
A method and apparatus controls a plurality of receiver channel elements (102a 102n), such as RAKE receiver fingers in a CDMA receiver, by assigning a real time...
Multiple user reconfigurable CDMA processor
A circuit consistent with certain embodiments of the present invention has a source of N reference clock frequencies (230), where N is an integer greater than...
Method and apparatus for hand over of calls
A wireless communication unit (101, 200), network switch (112, 300) and corresponding methods facilitate routing and handover or handin of calls from a second...
Session initiation protocol retransmission method
For a network server (35) communicating with a wireless unit (10) via a Session Initiation Protocol, a retransmission method (50) first sets a timer based upon a...
Method of and apparatus for activating a spread-spectrum radiotelephone
A method of activating a radiotelephone operable in a spread-spectrum multiple access radiotelephone system. A searcher receiver (114) is activated, and the...
A head-up display includes an image source, such as a laser scanner, a means for diffusing light and a transparent element that can include a holographic...
Integrated patch antenna and electronics assembly and method for
An integrated patch antenna and electronics assembly (300) comprises an antenna dielectric layer (305), a ground plane layer (310) disposed on a first side of...
Digital automatic gain control method and device
An automatic gain control device (110) includes a peak detector (202) configured to receive a current output of an ADC (108) and to compare it to a previous...
Organic semiconductor inverting circuit
An organic semiconductor inverting circuit includes at least three organic transistors, an output terminal (110, 210, 310, 410), a reference supply voltage input...
Method for non-reactive separation of nanomorphic carbon species
An exemplary method for substantially non-chemically-reactive separation of nanomorphic carbon species (150) comprises inter alia the steps of dissolving a crude...
Fingerprint based smartcard
A smartcard device 1200 that includes a single embedded IC chip 1222 that includes smart card circuitry that includes a processor device and memory that is...
Quasi resonant gate controller for a power driver
A drive circuit for a power device includes a power transistor utilized to drive the power device. The drive circuit utilizes a resonant circuit that drives the...
Spring biased hinges and methods therefor
A hinged housing portion (110) coupled to a second housing portion (120), for example in a wireless communications device, including a compression spring (134)...
Radio service prompter
System and method for measuring web page advertisement impressions
A system and method for measuring user interaction with a defined space, such as an advertisement space, on network site on a network, preferably being a web...
Method for modeling speech harmonic magnitudes
A system or method for modeling a signal, such as a speech signal, in which harmonic frequencies and amplitudes are identified and the harmonic magnitudes are...
Method and apparatus for speech reconstruction within a distributed speech
A method and apparatus for speech reconstruction within a distributed speech recognition system is provided herein. Missing MFCCs are reconstructed and utilized...
Method and apparatus of muting an alert
A wireless communication device (100, 800) is provided with a movement sensor (802), and circuitry for controlling the operation of the wireless communication...
Duel grounded internal antenna
A dual grounded internal antenna (110) is described herein. The dual grounded internal antenna (110) may include a first ground plane (210), a second ground...
Method and apparatus for channel sharing between multiple communication
Remote units within a first communication system (121) utilizes frequencies (channels) from a second communication system (120) when placing a call. When a first...
Method and apparatus for broadcast service classification and notification
A system (100) and methods (400, 500) for alerting user equipment devices (116) in a wireless communication network (102) to broadcasts while limiting the amount...
Circuit to prevent acoustic feedback for a cellular speakerphone
This invention includes a circuit for the prevention of acoustic feedback between an electronic device and an audio accessory. In a preferred embodiment, the...
Frequency tracking loop and method of frequency tracking
A frequency tracking loop (100) includes: a mixer (122) for correcting frequency offset of an input radio signal that includes bursts of known data; a frequency...
Method and system for initializing a training period in a turbo decoding
A method for processing an information sequence with an iterative decoder is provided. The information sequence is divided into a current window and at least one...
Excess delay spread detection method for multi-carrier communication
A method for detecting a presence of an excess delay spread within a received signal is provided. First, a quantitative estimation of a similarity of two...
Vehicle active network with data redundancy
A vehicle active network (12) communicatively couples devices (14-20) within a vehicle (10). Device operation is independent of the interface (22-28) of the...
Text compression method and apparatus
A technique for constructing a dictionary word list for use in a data compressor is provided by determining a set of words that are included in the dictionary...
Charging system for electronic devices
Charging systems (10, 70) are disclosed that generally employ forces generated by at least one magnet (16 22) or (76 82) to guide and urge a rechargeable,...
Method and apparatus for solder-less attachment of an electronic device to
a textile circuit
A method and apparatus form electrical connections between electronic circuits and conductive threads (102, 104, 106, 108) that are interwoven into textile...
Distributed speech recognition with back-end voice activity detection
apparatus and method
In a distributed voice recognition system, a back-end pattern matching unit 27 can be informed of voice activity detection information as developed through use...
Wireless communication device with variable antenna radiation pattern and
A communication device 10 and a corresponding method are arranged for changing the radiation pattern of an antenna 14, where the radiation pattern of the antenna...
Method and apparatus for allocating a communication resource in a
broadband communication system
A communication resource that includes a communication channel is allocated in response to a received communication resource access request, wherein the access...
Method of targeting a message to a communication device selected from
among a set of communication devices
A method for sending messages from a particular device to one or more other devices communicants (300) uses the relative geographic location of the targeted...
Method and apparatus for distributing processing load for decoding radio
A method for receiving a radio communication in a radio communication system (100) shares the downlink processing burden among members of a local group of local...
Location based grouping for wireless network coverage area
Location-based grouping according to the present invention enables grouping of wireless network subscribers (S1 S4) based on their location within a coverage...
Communication device with intelligent communication management and method
A communication device (100) having intelligent communication management includes a transceiver (110), a memory (120), and a communications manager application...
Communication system with call quality indication and method of operation
A communication system (10) for providing call quality indication includes a plurality of communication devices (75) and a system controller (40). The plurality...
Method and apparatus for determining block match quality
A method and apparatus for determining the quality of a block match for a candidate motion vector in a video encoder system using motion vectors representing the...
Method and apparatus for a mobile node to maintain location privacy from
selected correspondent nodes
An IP mobility solution for mobile network(s) that combines features of IP multicast and mobile IPv6. The mobile network defines a mobile router (106) attached...
Method and apparatus for source device synchronization in a communication
A communications method including the steps of: activating a plurality of signal sources, and transmitting a synchronization event to the plurality of signal...
Method and apparatus for distributing information
A communication unit, system, and corresponding method are arranged for distributing information. The communications unit comprises: a receiver to receive a...
Methods for managing a pool of multicast addresses and allocating
addresses in a communications system
In a communications system having a plurality of endpoints each including a logical entity and its physical counterpart, a method for managing a pool of...